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Surveying.- N[orden] (J[ohn]) The Surveyors Dialogue. Divided into five Bookes: Very profitable for all men to peruse, that have to do with the revenues of Land, or the manurance, use, or occupation thereof, both Lords and Tenants, first edition, a few woodcut diagrams, initials and decorations, initial leaf (blank except for signature "A") present but laid down, a few other marginal repairs, good margins, modern red morocco, spine faded, old vellum covers and spine bound in at end, [STC 18639; Kress 279], Printed [by Simon Stafford] for Hugh Astley, dwelling at S. Magnus corner, 1607.

⁂ First edition of this work "important because of Norden's clear account of the operation of the court of survey and because of his efforts to reconcile the differences between surveyor and tenant." (A.W. Richeson, English land measuring to 1800, 1966).
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Surveying.- Norden (John) The Surveyors Dialogue.

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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